yes, we all know that this is not going to cure every situation. but this makes such -- would make such an important statement. puts the country on record saying no, assault weapons bans are not appropriate in the general population. assault weapons are not. and that would cause people to think -- i think it would cause anybody who had one in their home already to think about what they were doing with it. yes, in san francisco. but almost 600 weapons were turned in yesterday as part of a buyback plan. i think you would see that kind of thing going on with assault weapons across the country if the congress made that kind of statement. >> bill: congressman john yarmuth here, man of the hour in studio with us. your calls welcome at 1-866-55-press. congressman, final question before we go to a break we've seen, of course, you name it, where do you start and where do you end? virginia tech, aurora, colorado, portland oregon, and now newtown, connecticut.